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'The Carbonaro Effect' Is "Staged," — But It's Not What You Think


For four seasons, Michael Carbonaro, who just happens to be a magician, has been performing illusions and tricks on unsuspecting people in front of hidden cameras on the aptly named show, The Carbonaro Effect.  

After nearly 100 episodes, it's no surprise viewers are beginning to suspect that the reactions — and the "everyday situations" — are fake and that the magic is really the work of clever editing.